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New Digital Tool Helps Metrolink Riders Social Distance

New Digital Tool Helps Metrolink Riders Social Distance

  LOS ANGELES – Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today launches an online tool called “How Full Is My Train?”. The tool allows riders to check recent ridership levels of a train they plan to ride and confirm they will have the ability to maintain safe distances on board trains.  Metrolink’s goal is to keep ridership […]

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Experts have reversed advice on multiple topics in just the past week, including social distancing and social justice, the science of coronavirus treatment, and unemployment. Public health officials urged Americans to social distance for months to slow the spread of COVID-19, but now some have said the public […]

Social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel increase family violence risk

Social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel increase family violence risk

By Michael Hernandez  A new study just released in April by Andrew M. Campbell in the Forensic Science International: Reports 2 (2020) 100089 shows that actions “to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) such as social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel are likely to dramatically increase the risk for family violence around the globe.  In […]

Ventura County to Extend Stay at Home Order to May 15

Ventura County to Extend Stay at Home Order to May 15

By George Miller Ventura County will extend its pandemic stay at home order to May 15, with some modifications. A formal order should be issued by the end of the week. It will likely mean that schools won’t open for a while, social distancing will continue and many businesses will continue to be closed. County […]

Thousand Oaks Pastor Resigns Council Seat Over In-Person Church Communion, Makes National News

Thousand Oaks Pastor Resigns Council Seat Over In-Person Church Communion, Makes National News

    By George Miller and Debra Tash Calvary Chapel Godspeak Thousand Oaks (GCCTO) Pastor Rob McCoy resigned his position on the Thousand Oaks Council last night. He had a conflict with the City over its order to ban nearly all public gatherings, which resulted in his resignation. “Is the church going to sit back […]

New York Governor shares about brother with coronavirus; New York City closes playgrounds as youth ignore social distancing; State targets “Apex”

New York Governor shares about brother with coronavirus; New York City closes playgrounds as youth ignore social distancing; State targets “Apex”

By Michael Hernandez  ALBANY, NY— “My brother, Christopher, has tested positive for the coronavirus.  He has a fever and chills,” said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today during his morning press conference.   “Anyone can get this disease.  There are no superheroes who are immune.  They can be a New Yorker, a Texan, a Californian.    No […]

7 Ways to Stay Sane While Social Distancing

7 Ways to Stay Sane While Social Distancing

BY MICHAEL COURTER Nothing in our lifetimes has brought about such a sudden and drastic change as the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, commonly known as novel coronavirus. All at once we have been asked to stop unnecessary travel, limit social contact, end all large group activities, and even just stay put at home and only […]

Coronavirus- DON’T Do This!

Coronavirus- DON’T Do This!

By Tom Dunn  A friend that I communicate with told me that he thought the Coronavirus was over-hyped and not nearly as bad as the flu and that the stay at home order was totally out of line.  He told me yesterday that his daughter and husband who live with him went to a wedding […]

People Need People

People Need People

      by Raven West At a time when humans need humans the most, we are forced into isolation. After every natural or man-made disaster, be it hurricanes, floods, fires, tornadoes or mass shootings, the masses rush to comfort one another in the streets. Strangers meet in the dark with candles to light up […]

Coronavirus: Will the Truth Please Stand Up and Stop the Panic

Coronavirus:  Will the Truth Please Stand Up and Stop the Panic

  by Phil Erwin  I am frankly astonished at just how much mental, emotional and political energy has been “invested” (read: vented) in the question of how to identify this new, serious pathogen. “Coronavirus” is a generic name for a class of viruses that are involved in infecting humans (and other animals) with what we […]

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